REALTOR® Magazine’s Ultimate Smart Home Series helps real estate professionals and homeowners discover the best ways to incorporate smart home technology into your home life.
As technology continues to shape the way people interact with their homes, here are five key advancements from REALTOR® Magazine’s recent article, Smart Home Tech That Enhances Home Efficiency, to pass along to your clients seeking greater energy efficiency:
- Smart thermostats offer intuitive control, adjusting temperature based on habits and saving energy.
- Smart lighting allows homeowners to adjust ambiance and reduce energy waste using smartphone apps or voice commands.
- Smart shades optimize natural light and temperature while providing remote control convenience.
- Smart irrigation systems save water by adjusting watering schedules based on real-time weather conditions and plant needs.
- Smart energy meters provide insights into electricity consumption, helping homeowners make informed decisions to reduce energy usage and lower their carbon footprint.
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What to Upgrade and When
Technology is always evolving, and different devices and tools have varying lifespans. It's important to know when to upgrade your smart home technology to keep things running seamlessly. And remember: It's not necessary to upgrade every time a new model comes out.